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Birthing a Lamb for the First Time

I did write that we had our first lamb birthed on the farm in the wee hours of Monday morning. However, it actually wasn’t as simple as it sounded. 906 more words

Shorn sheep

Andrew came to shear the sheep about two weeks ago. Unfortunately I missed it as I was at work in London. With some warm weather coming I think the sheep will feel better with their new sleek look. 93 more words


My life with lambs

Last night, lambing season officially came to a close with a happy ending–an easy birth (albeit late!) and a single buck lamb.

I typically begin lambing in March so that the lambs are born when it’s time to begin grazing our spring pastures. 297 more words


Super Sunday

What’s more nerve racking? Listening to an England test match on the radio when the team need to get 5 wickets in 40 overs against a very capable Kiwi batting outfit, or waiting for your flock to finish lambing …. 900 more words


Lamb update

We’re nothing if not consistent!?  Every year, we breed our ewes to a natural color (non-white) ram.  First two years, every lamb was white, even for our natural colored ewe.   102 more words